SUNDAY | FEBRUARY 18, 2018
welcome WE’RE GLAD YOU’RE HERE! Thank you for registering your attendance. Please pass the attendance folder along your pew. New guests will learn more about us in our “New Here” brochure in the attendance folder and find a gift just for you at the Welcome Center.
CONNECT HERE To get connected as we prepare for Lent, please stop by the tables outside of the Sanctuary or outside of Robertson Chapel for information on Grace Imathiu and Lenten Small Groups.
PRAYER CONCERNS Share prayer concerns on prayer cards in your pew pockets and place them in the offering plate – or find the “Prayer Request” link at stlukesumc.com. Pastors are available for prayer after each service.
CARING FOR ST. LUKE’S If you are hospitalized, we want to know and care for you. Please call Laura Marine at 317-846-3404 or send an email to stlukescares@ stlukesumc.com.
RESTLESS CHILD AREA When your child needs a break during worship, enjoy our streamed services at the east end of the Gathering Area or in the Central Passage outside of the Chapel.
PARENTS OF YOUNG CHILDREN We provide childcare and Sunday School for newborns through 4thgrade children. Register all children in the East Passage. Activity kits are at the Welcome Center for children who remain in worship. Room 126 is equipped for nursing moms, including live streaming of worship.
YOUNG ADULTS Join us for coffee & cookies outside the Chapel after the 9:30 & 11AM services.
YOUTH PROGRAMMING 5th - 8th Grade – Great Hall at 9:30AM. Students break out to the Modge (5th & 6th), Great Hall (7th) and C124 (8th). 9th - 12th Grade – Luke’s Lodge at 9:30AM. Worship and hang out. Come early for games. Find more at stlukesumc.com/connect/youth
LEARN MORE For more information on classes and activities, pick up a copy of our Winter/Spring Ministry catalog or visit stlukesumc.com.
CONTACT US 100 West 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260 stlukesumc.com | 317-846-3404 | firstname.lastname@example.org
PASTORAL STAFF Rev. Rob Fuquay • Rev. Eric Burton-Krieger Rev. David Williamson • Rev. Jamalyn Peigh Williamson
order of worship S U N D AY, F E B R U A RY 1 8, 2018
PRELUDE Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah | Dan Goeller Wonderful Grace of Jesus | Jeff Cranfill St. Luke’s Orchestra; Robert Zehr, Director
CALL to WORSHIP * PSALM of ASCENT | Psalm 125 (adpt) Rev. Rob Fuquay (8:15 & 9:30AM) Rev. David Williamson (11AM) Leader: Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion, Which cannot be shaken but endures forever. People: As the mountains surround Jerusalem, So the Lord surrounds his people Both now and forevermore. Leader: The scepter of the wicked will not remain Over the land allotted to the righteous, People: For then the righteous might use Their hands to do evil. Do good, O Lord, to those who are good, To those who are upright in heart.
* HYMN Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah | No. 127
* WELCOME and GREETING ONE ANOTHER Kevin Davis
ANTHEM The Summons | John Bell, arr. Fettke (8:15AM) Mark Squire, vocalist Lead, Kindly Light | John Dykes/arr. Wilberg (9:30 & 11AM) Chancel Choir
PRAYER TIME & THE LORD’S PRAYER Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power and the glory forever. Amen.
* standing, as able
ANNOUNCEMENTS RECEPTION OF NEW MEMBERS (9:30 & 11AM) Welcome into the membership of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. With you, we affirm our faith in God through Jesus Christ and vow to support this congregation by our prayers, presence, gifts, service, and witness.
OFFERTORY ANTHEM Amazing Grace | arr. Jeff Cranfill St. Luke’s Orchestra; Robert Zehr, Director
* PRAISE to GOD | Sung to When I Survey the Wondrous Cross Praise God from whom all blessings flow; Praise God all creatures here below: Praise God above ye heavenly host; Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost; Amen.
* PRAYER of DEDICATION SCRIPTURE | Matthew 4:18-22 Gustanna Moss-Chaney (8:15AM) Matthew Kennedy (9:30AM) Janet Anderson (11AM)
MESSAGE | (Faith Expeditions) Trusting – Going with a Dependable God Rev. Rob Fuquay (8:15 & 9:30AM) Rev. David Williamson (11AM)
* CLOSING HYMN Where He Leads Me | No. 338
* BENEDICTION POSTLUDE Wonderful Grace of Jesus | arr. Jeff Cranfill St. Luke’s Orchestra
joys & concerns CONGRATULATIONS
Ellie and Will James, on the birth of their daughter Lucy Elizabeth James
Brian and Anne Adams on the death of his step-mother, Martha and brother, Bill Adams Arvella Coleman on the death of her mother, Ruthie Turner Family and friends of Paul McNeely
CONTEMPLATIVE TAIZÉ | Today • 5PM • Chapel COMMUNION ELEMENTS
The Prayer Chapel is available for communion this morning. Enter through the exterior door west of the main entrance. If you know of someone in a healthcare facility or homebound who would like to receive communion, please notify Mary Katherine at 317-846-3404 or email@example.com.
CONNECT... INDIANAPOLIS PIPE ORGAN FESTIVAL | Today • 3-4:30PM
• Sanctuary This Music of America concert features regional members of the American Guild of Organists. A reception follows the concert.
MID-DAY SPIRITUAL PAUSE | Through March 29 • 11:45AM • Prayer Chapel Join us for a 15 minute pause in your busy weekday during Lent. Expect a scripture reading, a meditation and a time of silence.
NEW ADULT CLASSES
Pastor’s book study: Feb. 21 – March 21, 10AM in the Parlor. Rediscover Jesus’ message of grace in an intriguing study of the prodigal son. The book can be found in Connections bookstore. Authentic Manhood: A Man and His Traps: Feb. 28 – April 11, 6:15PM, C125. Based on Jesus’ life; this follow-up study for men looks at the idols men often fall for. No book needed.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE
Join us for BBQ pulled pork or chicken, baked beans and coleslaw. Pizza for the little ones! Dinner ($5) is from 5:30 – 6:15PM in the Great Hall. Children’s choirs and adult classes meet from 6:15 – 7:30PM.
UMW SOUP SALES | Feb. 25
Pick up a quart of soup for $10 next Sunday to benefit the Kissy Hospital in Sierra Leone. Proceeds will support the building of a hospital kitchen. Tables located in the East and West Passages and the Gathering Area will offer minestrone, chicken noodle, vegetable beef and white chicken chili!
Preschool students are selling Butter Braids through Feb. 26. Orders may be placed through a preschool parent or by emailing Laurie Highsmith at firstname.lastname@example.org. Pick up day is March 15 at 12:50PM in the East Passage.
GRIEFSHARE | Feb. 21 – May 23 • 3:30 – 5PM • Parlor
If you are grieving the death of a family member or friend, let us take you from mourning to joy. $20 for workbook; scholarships available. Register at stlukesumc.com. Childcare available upon request. Contact Mary Katherine for more info at email@example.com.
HIGH SCHOOL LENTEN SMALL GROUP | Feb. 25 – March 25 • 6PM • McAlister’s Deli This group will be discussing the morning sermons and continuing the conversation. Bring your Bible and appetite to McAlister’s Deli on 96th and Meridian.
4TH-6TH GRADE SUPERSTART RETREAT | March 2 & 3
Join national preteen ministries at Trader’s Point Christian Church. Worship, speakers and activities provide the ultimate conference experience. $55 covers meals, conference and a Saturday activity. Register by 2/25; contact Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
8TH GRADE RETREAT | April 28-29
High School leaders are preparing our first ever retreat to ensure 8th graders are ready for high school. Worship, games, BBQ and adventures predicted! Contact Josh at email@example.com for info; register at stlukesumc.com.
SERVE… MINISTRYWITH WORKSHOP | March 3 • 9AM – 12PM •
Clubhouse Sponsored by the IN Annual Conference and led by Pastor Jamalyn, this free workshop teaches how to create relationships with, not for, underresourced neighbors to create transformation. Register at inumc.org (search for “Ministry WITH”).
POVERTY SIMULATION | March 4 • 12:30 – 3:30PM • Great Hall
Participants role-play to view poverty from different angles and discuss the potential for change within local communities. Designed to create a broader awareness this helps you understand what life is like when resources are short and stress is high. Register at stlukesumc.com and contact Andrea Leadford at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
DONATE THE GIFT OF BEAUTY
Consider donating a Sanctuary flower arrangement in honor/memory of someone for $100. Floral arrangers will work with you on design. Contact Dawn Fitch at email@example.com to schedule a date.
Traditional Worship guide for Feb. 18, 2018